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  NBC    NBC Bay Area News at 11AM    News  News/Business. New.  

    September 14, 2012
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u.s. embassys the target of rage. we have a protests in a growing number of countries. no sprinklers here on the school fire on the peninsula, which turns out was leg. i'll have that story coming up. if you think about buying a big-ticket item, you could save a lot of money if you get it today. getting a look at the traffic at 880 through fremont on this friday. you are watching nbc bay area news. good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> i'm jon kelley. good morning. it is another day of unrest and
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angry eruptions across the muslim world. protesters are managing to get into two more u.s. em aboutbass today. anti-american dmemonstrators stormed the facilities. we have danielle with the latest on the out of control actions. >> we see growing unrest in the middle east. here in the u.s., the remains of the u.s. ambassador and three other americans killed in the attacks on tuesday have arrived at the air force base in maryland. the president, vice president and secretary of state are there for a ceremony. shouting slogans as riot police
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tried to push them back. protesters are angry over an anti-muslim video made in the u.s. egyptian police have thrown tear gas at protesters. they have turned on the german and british embassies tearing down the security walls. the numbers gathering in the streets and violence is expected to escalate. some republicans are expressing concern over the strength in the middle east. >> what we do not see is steady, consistent american leadership in the days ahead and years ahead. american foreign policy needs moral clarity and firmness of purpose. >> reporter: white house press secretary jay carney is talking about the recommitment about the killing of chris stevens and the
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three others killed tuesday. >> he wants the assailants brought to justice. >> reporter: the americans living in the area where is the protests are occurring are being advised to leave the state department in benghazi which has been evacuated. reporting live in washington, danielle lee, nbc bay area news. >> you can continue to follow the story on our web site at nbcbayarea.com and we will have the latest details as the story continues to develop. developing news. two universities in different parts of the country after bomb threats lead to mass evacuation orders. officials at the university of texas in austin issued an alert this morning asking students and staff to clear out immediately.
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this after a caller claimed to be with al qaeda and said he placed bombs all over campus. so far no bombs have been found. north dakota states and fargo ordered evacuations there. back in the bay area, antioch fire investigators are searching through five fires. the first call came in at 9:30 on sycamore drive. one fire damaged the 99 cent store. the latest happened at 8:00 this morning on william reed drive. new details this morning about the fire at the menlo park school. that school was not equipped with the monitored fire alarm or sprinkle letter system. we have bob bridell.
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the school was not required to have that system. >> reporter: you are correct. good morning, jon. the law does not require a fire sprinkler or monitored fire alarm in structures like this that burned down at beechwood school in menlo park. the reason is they are temporary structures. again, perfectly legal. the school passed the annual fire inspection and would have installed if they were required to do so. the school has plans to replace the modular buildings with the permanent structures. an excavators are continuing to remove the front office and third grade classroom. the school will reopen on monday
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pending the inspections. school staff was here salvages what they could. some records were saved, but some computers with valuable information inside and office equipment, most of it gone. this is especially hard for a third grade teacher who spent all that time getting ready for school. the fire that started yesterday morning was accidental. a pinched electrical cord was the cause. the 911 caller gavethe wrong address. speaking with the school's principal, he said this is a teachable moment. >> there are a number of them. i think the biggest one is in life, there will be things will happen that will be really hard to deal with. you can overcome them. that will be our message going
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forward as we talk to our kids and to our families and staff who are struggling. staff and parents will clean up to try to erase what the fire did so it is not obvious. the school has other locations for the third grade classroom in mind. insurance will cover the cost of replacing the structure. they are asking for donations in the meantime to help with the immediate supplies. if you want to help, go to beechwoodschool.org. reporting live, bob redell, nbc bay area. the national organization is arriving in vallejo to set up oversight committees. this is after the number of officer involved shootings in vallejo this year.
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the vallejo police started a chase after a truck refused to pull over. the pursuit ended when the suspects crashed on the campus of oaks elementary school in pleasant hill. investigators say after the crash, one man made a threatening move to the officer. that officer fired and hit a wall at the nearby school. we can tell you an overnight attack on the bay area campus has police and students on al t alert. four to five men attacked a victim at the san jose state. the suspects did not take anything from the victims. the motive is unclear. campus police have sent out an alert to students to inform them about what happened. no word on how badly that victim was injured. putting the brakes on bullying. the san francisco school district is taking on the problem with the summit. state and city leaders are joining the effort.
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we have christie smith live in san francisco to explain. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, marla. i spoke with the seventh grader here at the summit to speak and learn. she thinks issues are important. having a summit like this. she says she hadn't been bullied, but kids feel defen defenseless against a bully. there are lawmakers and principals and police and the superintendent to talk about strategy. this is a community issue. this is a two-day summit here in san francisco where thousands of students who had taken a pledge to stop bullying. the district shows thousands a film called "bully." the film addresses bullying and an 11-year-old who committed suici suicide. school officials saw it before
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the school year started. by the end of october, most of the kids will have seen the movie. one involved in a solution is glad it is finally being addressed. >> the bully is powerful at school. he or she is dominant. they will crush your reputation. they will bully you. >> bullying takes on a much bigger hit now. it is important for students to have a conscienousness about bullying. >> reporter: they are trying to deal with teaching kids to stand up and ways to distract the bully. the u.s. attorney's office is involved as well saying that legislators are paying attention to this and dealing with this
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and i want to mention next week in oakland and the next couple of weeks, oakland students, 13,000 of them, will see the movie "bully." reporting live in san francisco, christie smith, nbc bay area news. b.a.r.t. is ready to spend money after the surplus. the good chunk is set aside to declare war on pigeons and war on the droppings the pigeons leave behind. the agency has tried to play recordings of the hawks to keep them away, but it has put a small dent in the problem. b.a.r.t. is putting $1 million in the efforts. b.a.r.t.'s roughly $11 million surplus is thanks to the record ridership in the last year and increase of sales tax revenue.
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b.a.r.t. will replace carpet and replace late night service between san francisco and east bay and fix the powell street station leaky roof. i spent a bit of time outside and it is gray out there. it will clear up? >> it will clear up. we are running about as warm as yesterday at this time. i have taken your temperatures down by a few degrees with the cloud cover. this is the look at the bay. the clouds over the bay. that will keep the temperatures cooler. down to 67. 59 in oakland. in the upper 50s around the inner bay and napa. the sun is breaking through the clouds and they will spike. 73 in concord and livermore. 63 here in san jose. weather headlines tell the story. abundant sunshine later today. it stays hot all weekend. you can hit the beach comfortably. the final weekend of summer. we have more clouds and we are
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talking about a potential for showers. things will transition to fall changing dramatically next week. >> the bottom line is enjoy the sunshine and get ready for reality. >> reality which is the weather here in the bay area. thank you very much. >> up next, a volcano in central america leads to mass evacuations, but while some are scrambling to leave, some are getting closer. one day to an amazon-sized tax and some are heading for barbie dolls. and a new royal scandal. the palace is disgusted over the pictures of kate middleton.
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welcome back. in guatemala, how is this for a rude awakening. a volcano exploding.
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the evacuation of 33,000 people as the volcano del fuego erupts. interesting note here, the volcano has become a big tourist attraction in the region with visitors making efforts to try to get as close as they can. of course, they can take snapshots. read my lips. new taxes. less than 24 hours from now, amazon.com will charge californians sales tax for the first time. scott mcgrew joins us. this is a tax we should have gotten all along. >> when you buy something from a catalog or web site, you are supposed to pay sales tax. you are supposed to pay the state if they don't charge you.
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the end of the month, amazon will add that in automatically. i'm not trying to avoid tax, but some are avoiding big-ticket items. doing it today instead of tomorrow. san francisco-based company task rabbit is offering to stand in line for you on the 21st to get you an iphone 5. task rabbits are people who r run errands for you. i saw a tweet this morning that said iphones were barbie doll are for men. you accessories them and each year, you buy a new one. back to you. >> thank you very much, scott. when they thought it was safe to get back in public, another nude scandal rocking buckingham palace. a french magazine appears to have published topless photos of
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will's wife kate. the pictures were taken during the royal couple's vacation in france this summer. they will be taking legal action for what they are calling a grotesque and violation of privacy. the duchess of cambridge and prince williams continuing the tour of asia. the couple stopping by a mosque in malaysia. the royals will leave malaysia to visit a rain forest in borneo island. let's get a look at the forecast now with christina. >> it always looks better on friday. temperatures will be great for the outdoor plans. if you did not get a barbecue in this summer, this may be your final weekend to do so. temperatures will be climbing. we're talking about upper 90s as we head through the next couple of days. 11:18 now.
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beautiful conditions over the sunol grade. it is a hot area of the bay. as we head through next week, your temperatures are going to drop off. we will bring in more cloud cover. this is our last harrah of the 90s. 63 in san jose. 70 in sunnyvale. your weather story of the day are the clouds that are lingering. they will keep the temperatures down three to five degrees from yesterday's highs. 67 in san francisco. 79 in redwood city. 80 degrees in los gatos. if it is too hot, stay inside with the ac. you can catch the giants taking on the diamondbacks at 6:40 p.m. tonight first pitch. breezy conditions. look how hot it will be at chase field. 91 degrees at 7:00 p.m. after the sun goes down at 8:00,
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89 degrees. temperatures will be nice and hot all weekend. if you want to hit the beach, santa cruz. temperatures will be in the upper 70s and close to 80 as we head through saturday. high pressure still in control. it will keep offshore flow in place. nothing tells the story like the seven-day forecast. take a look at the difference between saturday and where we are headed next week. the upper 90s transition to the mid to low 80s. it will feel like fall next week. coming up, the bird worth $5 million headed to the bay area. >> how much? >> $5 million. locals being told not to drink the water. the bay area community advised to boil or buy its h2o. the latest case of the hantavirus out of yosemite and what makes a difference.
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welcome back. another visitor to yosemite national park is recovering after becoming the ninth person diagnosed with the hantavirus. that is spread through rodent droppings and has killed three people since mid-june. all but one of the eight other victims stayed in the village where the deer mice were nesting in the plywood walls. the latest case is different because it is considered a hantavirus infection. some are being told to boil tap water for the next through days. the california department of health say people who live in the jackson hills area of morgan hill need to boil their water or
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use bottled water. the city is testing the water, but will not have the results until next week. the south bay nursery destroyed by the fire is forced to have a fire sale. summer winds nursery in san jose kicked off the inventory clearance this morning. it runs through sunday. the 10,000-square foot building burned down on august 29. the nursery says 10% of the proceeds will be donated to the san jose firefighters burn foundation. up next, 18 pounds of solid gold diamonds and feathers. and a look at the pricy bird that will be flying into san francisco today. before copd...
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and that makes a difference in my breathing. today, we're ready for whatever swims our way. ask your doctor about symbicort. i got my first prescription free. call or click to learn more. [ male announcer ] if you can't afford your medication, astrazeneca may be able to help. finally this morning, san francisco's most famous bird of prey will be joined on its perch
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by a glitzy feathered friend. >> this is said to be the world's largest gold and diam d diamon diamond-encrusted statue. it arrives at john's grill in san francisco. how about this? the owner is ron shore, the canadi canadi canadian philanthropist. create. that's a long time. >> right now, we want to take you live to washington, d.c. where the president is there. he is going to be meeting the families of the victims in libya.
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